In his role, Piazza oversees all legal matters at MediaMath and supports the company’s commercial operations through a growth-oriented global legal function. Piazza advises on legal aspects of MediaMath’s financings and supports in the definition and development of corporate policies, procedures and programs. He also focuses on ensuring the company’s ongoing compliance with data privacy, laws and regulations.
Prior to joining MediaMath, Piazza served in senior legal roles at The Nielsen Company, including Deputy Chief Legal Officer and Senior Vice President and General Counsel. In his most recent position at Nielsen, Piazza acted as lead lawyer for the company’s retail measurement and analytics business in North America, served as the head of its commercial transactions group, and was responsible for all M&A activity globally. Piazza joined Nielsen following its acquisition of NetRatings, Inc. in 2007, where he spent five years as the company’s Deputy General Counsel. Prior to that, he served as General Counsel of Fulcrum Analytics, Inc. (formerly Cyber Dialogue Inc.) and began his career as a corporate associate at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP. Piazza has a Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School and a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Colgate University.